Human rights

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010
Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations. It is dividing communities into those accused of blind faith and those labeled anti-church, while preventing reformers, clergy abuse survivors, and the faithful from moving forward. How can we shift the debate to address the underlying issues creating clergy abuse?
35:29 minutes (16.24 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations. It is dividing communities into those accused of blind faith and those labeled anti-church, while preventing reformers, clergy abuse survivors, and the faithful from moving forward. How can we shift the debate to address the underlying issues creating clergy abuse?
35:29 minutes (16.24 MB)

OLMV - April 30, 2010 - Saree Makdisi joins hosts Wael Elasady and MaryAlecia Briggs

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Fri, 04/30/2010

This week OLMV welcomes Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA, Saree Makdisi. Saree Makdisi is author of ROMANTIC IMPERIALISM: UNIVERSAL EMPIRE AND THE CULTURE OF MODERNITY, and PALESTINE INSIDE AND OUT: AN EVERYDAY OCCUPATION. Guest hosts this week are Wael Elasady and MaryAlecia Briggs of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER). 

44:24 minutes (20.33 MB)

A Deeper Look on 05/13/10

Program: 
A Deeper Look
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Thu, 05/13/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Feds Develop Ray Guns for "crowd control"

RAY GUNS, SONIC BLASTS AND MORE YOUR GOVERNMENT AND CROWD CONTROL

Tune in to this Membership Drive edition of A Deeper Look. Brooklyn writer Ando Arike joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about his recent article in Harpers Magazine, The Soft-kill Solution: New Frontiers in Pain Compliance. Learn about not only the development of new crowd or "riot " control weapons, but their deployment against protesters in the United States and internationally. What are these "non-lethal" weapons. Where do the rights of citizens to protest fit in this new era of control?

Jason Renaud, advocate for the mentally ill, calls for police accountability and change in tactics

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Fri, 04/09/2010
Host Lisa Loving speaks with Jason Renaud of the Mental Health Association of Oregon about the issues surrounding the recent police killing of a homeless man, Jack Dale Collins, in the Hoyt Arboretum.
Jason Renaud is co-founder of the Mental Health Association of Portland and serves as it’s secretary and spokesperson. He has been an impartial and uncompromising advocate for the rights and dignity of persons with addiction and mental illness for over seventeen years.
56:46 minutes (25.98 MB)

Kiana Karimi and Rees Erlich on Iranian Activism

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Fri, 01/08/2010

Two talks:  Kiana Karimi and Rees ErlichKiana Karimi is a women's rights activist and a member of One Million Signatures Campaign, a peaceful grassroots movement for gender equality that has sprung from the efforts of Iranian women inside Iran. The Campaign officially launched on August 27, 2006, it aims to collect one million signatures in support of a petition addressed to the Iranian Parliament asking for the revision and reform of current laws, which discriminate against women.

56:19 minutes (25.78 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations.

DNA Overturns Conviction

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 04/23/2010

Two convicted rapists are free in Vancouver Washington today, after new DNA evidence presented by The Innocence Project Northwest proved that neither man committed the crime.
 
Both men served 17 years for a rape that occurred in 1993 near LaCentre, WA.
 
Kboo’s Jack Lewis has more…

2:44 minutes (2.5 MB)

The Melting Pot on 05/04/10

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The Melting Pot
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Tue, 05/04/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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FEATURED ARTIST - SHPONGLE

With over 80 years experience collectively Simon Posford and Raja Ram are more than qualified for the exploration into the unclassifiable music frontiers they have ventured into; ‘SHPONGLE’ is a new world of traditional sounds, acoustic guitars, Moroccan drums, Turkish operatic singing, cello, double bass, backing vocals and silver flute blended together with the computer wizardry of Simon Posford's studio production.

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